Mugla Kavaklidere District Guide

Mugla City Guide

Kavaklıdere is the smallest district of Muğla with only 10.000 population. Kavaklıdere, unlike other districts of Muğla, is the quietest and calmest district. Most copper and marble processing is done in the district, and animal husbandry is also an important economic activity. Tourism has not developed in the district.

Check out the most comprehensive Kavaklıdere city guide now. You will find the answers of many questions like “Places to see in Kavaklıdere ” or “How to get to Kavaklıdere ?” in this guide.

District Name



Population Density

Population Growth Rate

Surface Area

Number of Neighbourhood




25 / km2

-0,97 %

302 km2


Do you want to get detailed information about hospitals in Kavaklıdere ? If you’re, our special health guide will be helpful for you. In Kavaklıdere , there are 1 state hospital named as Kavaklıdere State Hospital in the city.

If you are looking for real estate for sale in Kavaklıdere or real estate for rent in Kavaklıdere , you are on the right page. As of the end of October 2020 in Muğla, Kavaklıdere , the prices of houses for sale increased by 23% in the last year. Average for sale residential property size is 120 square meters. Considering the annual averages, as of the end of October 2020, the neighborhoods that gained the most value in Kavaklıdere  district of Muğla province were Menteşe and Çayboyu in order.

Accommodation in Kavaklıdere is an important issue for people who visit city for different purposes like tourism or business. Today, there are only a few accommodation alternatives in Kavaklıdere.

Check out the “Best places to visit in Kavaklıdere” or “Top 10 things to do and see in Kavaklıdere” questions in this guide.  Coppersmith and tinning, which are the main livelihoods of Kavaklıdere, have been carried out since ancient times. The street where all coppersmiths and tin shops are located is called Bakırcılar Çarşısı. All kinds of handcrafted ornaments can be seen and bought here. Copper vases, animal figures, glass sets, buckles and many other souvenirs are exhibited. Yerküpe Cave is another important place to visit in this district. It is possible to see many natural formations such as stalactites, stalagmites, small pools and drop rocks in the cave, which is quite cold with its temperature not exceeding 5 degrees even in the hottest summer period. City walls, altars, a large theater and tombs can be seen in the Hyllarima Ancient City, which was left from the Carian period and was developed in the Roman period. The city, whose many parts were destroyed, has gained a place in history as one of the most developed cities of the period. In fact, it was one of the rare cities that did trade with coins at that time.

You can easily come to Kavaklıdere with your own vehicle or bus services. If you want to come to Kavaklıdere by air, you can use Dalaman Airport. You can use the flights of the airline companies to reach the center of Kavaklıdere from the airport. For a more convenient and comfortable journey, you can take a commercial taxi or rent a car.


Enes Sahin

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